Biological Science Technicians (Plants)

  • U.S. Bureau of Land Management
  • Colorado, USA
  • Nov 20, 2018
Temporary Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources

Job Description

MANY vacancies in the following locations:

Summary

Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.   
All positions may not be filled or they may be filled at different times depending on budget, hiring needs, and requirements. These positions are temporary and are expected to last for approximately 6 months. These positions have no promotion potential, if you want to be considered for a higher grade you must apply for the higher grade.

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Responsibilities

Plans and conducts botany inventories and studies which are similar to previous such efforts; analyze inventory or study data, and prepares data so as to be suitable for inclusion in plans or study. Photographs, collects, and mounts plant specimens encountered at import stages of development to facilitate field identification by less experienced personnel. Identifies and processes specimens for herbarium. Researches and catalogues and identifies status of various species through current literature or other sources. Collects ecological site information for sensitive, threatened, or endangered plants as well as population distributions, condition, trend, associated species, land form of occurrence, geology, and soil type to determine factors limiting distribution and potential for enhancement through management measures. Compiles data into appropriate reports. Enters and retrieves data from automated databases. To perform duties of this position requires the use of motor vehicles. In most cases this will be a 4-wheel drive vehicle or ATV. 

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Job Level

Entry-level  

Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

GS 04 - 07 Salary $29,847 to $41,365 per year